Erik Hersman | It’s Possible To Do Hard Things In Difficult Places

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Erik Hersman
It’s Possible To Do Hard Things In Difficult Places

Founder of leading tech company connecting Africa, BRCK

DO Wales 2019
Running time: 18m 37s

Filed in: Technology

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“The reason we do this is so that people are able to have a better lively hood and be apart of their global digital economy.”

The man leading BRCK, a team of dedicated individuals trying to connect Africa to the internet. BRCK is a rugged wireless WiFi device designed and engineered in Kenya for use throughout the emerging markets. He is also a co-founder of iHub, Nairobi’s innovation hub for the tech community, and co-founder of Ushahidi, the free and open-source software for crowdsourcing crisis information.